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  1. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Barefoot up a mountain: no effort spared so Indonesians can vote

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:14pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta Battling geography to bring ballot boxes to all Carrying ballot boxes on their backs, Indonesian tribesmen climbed barefoot up a mountain in a remote part ... with ballots taken in speedboats to remote islands, carried on horseback along mountain paths, and in helicopters and small planes to far-flung hamlets. There will be some 480,000 polling stations set ...

  2. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia’s parliamentary vote likely to set Jakarta governor on course for presidency

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 04:45pm by Agence France-Presse in Jakarta

    ... the country's next leader. Millions streamed to polling stations across the huge archipelago, which spans three time zones from remote and mountainous Papua in the east to the crowded main island ...

  3. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    At least 16 dead after Indonesian volcano Mount Sinabung erupts

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 04:40am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Karo Blast comes a day after authorities had let thousands of villagers return to the mountain's slopes because seismic activity had subsided At least 16 dead ... journalist and four high-school students and their teacher who were visiting the mountain to see the eruptions up close, said National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho. ...

  4. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    More gases erupt from rumbling Indonesian volcano

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 08:23pm by AP

    ... on Monday, sending panicked villagers streaming down the sides of the mountain. Six new eruptions in the morning sent lava and searing gas tumbling up to 1.5 kilometres down the slopes of Mount ... because the volcano had been quiet for four centuries. Transportation Ministry spokesman Bambang Ervan said airlines had been notified to avoid routes near the mountain. Mount Sinabung is among ...

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    Volcanic eruption in Java kills three, prompts mass evacuation

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 09:47am by AGENCIES

    ... eruption at Mount Kelud. Booms from the mountain could be heard 130 kilometres away in Surabaya, the country’s second-largest city, and even further afield in Yogyakarta. On the outskirts ...

  6. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    7.1 magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 03:59pm by Associated Press in Jakarta

    ... reports of damage or injuries, an official said. The temblor struck about 75km underground in Papua province, according to US Geological Survey. It occurred in a mountainous area, about 56km ... in the traditional style. The quake was felt across many parts of Papua, including the capital, Jayapura, and the copper town of Timika and Wamena, another town in the mountains, Imran said. Residents ran ...

  7. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia evacuates bodies after deadly helicopter crash

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 04:08pm by Agence France-Presse in Tarakan

    ... It was carrying mountaineering equipment so that rescuers- mainly military and search and rescue agency personnel- could reach the wreckage on a cliffside in Malinau district in North Kalimantan province. ...

  8. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Strong earthquake hits western Indonesia days after deadly tremor

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 02:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Jakarta

    ... not issue a tsunami alert. It came after a 6.1-magnitude inland tremor on Tuesday struck Aceh, on Sumatra’s northern tip, flattening buildings and sparking landslides in the mountainous interior ...

  9. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Gunmen kill eight soldiers in Indonesian Papua

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 04:37pm by AFP

    ... on behalf of the mostly ethnic Melanesian population. The mountainous Puncak Jaya district is a known hideout for armed separatists. ...

  10. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia mine collapse death toll rises to 21

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:36pm by Associated Press in Timika

    ... repeatedly been targeted by arson attacks, roadside bombs and blockades since production began in the 1970s. It is located in the remote mountains of resource-rich but impoverished Papua province, ...




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